Jefferson Pilot Financial Insurance Company had never outsourced. Then it acquired another insurance company using a third-party administrator. A careful study convinced the insurer outsourcing was the way to go.
Monthly Archives: May, 2002
Dow Chemical Co. had underinvested in its call center. It needed to upgrade the technology, reduce its capital investment and add best practices. Who ya gonna call? EDS.
Some medical practices think that simply automating billing and collection processes will put an end to chasing dollars from insurance companies. But a number of things can go wrong. This unique service provider ensures the front-end processes and workflows match the outsourced system and processes — otherwise, the billing processes cannot succeed.
In support of lean manufacturing principles, GM decided to outsource to a third-party logistics supplier. The results were even beyond expectationss.
Results from Morgan Stanley’s strategic use of outsourcing its HR processes in order to facilitate the massive challenges of a merger with Dean Witter Discover Company turned out be even better than the firm expected. This is the story of the cooperative environment the buyer and service provider fostered, which made it possible to meet their timelines and goals.
Getting access to medical records any time, any place can become a matter of life or death for doctors. A Michigan hospital finds the Rx is to outsource its Virtual Private Network.
An insurance brokerage was expanding rapidly. But doing IT the old way hindered that growth. Revamping the infrastructure in-house would have cost more than the agency’s annual revenues. Outsourcing IT turned out to the best policy.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce was ready to part ways with its service provider. Lockheed Martin was able to take over the hardware and software from its predecessor in less than six weeks. Lockheed’s willingness to partner made this relationship work.
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